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Clark Griffith, son of former Twins owner charged with indecent exposure

The former William Mitchell College of Law adjunct professor is accused of exposing himself to a 24-year-old student in January. The criminal complaint also claims the 70-year-old sports labor attorney placed her hand on his groin area. Griffith told the Pioneer Press the charges are "ridiculous" and "I've done nothing wrong."
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The former William Mitchell College of Law adjunct professor is accused of exposing himself to a 24-year-old student in January. The criminal complaint also claims the 70-year-old sports labor attorney placed her hand on his groin area. Griffith told the Pioneer Press the charges are "ridiculous" and "I've done nothing wrong."

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